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Nov 16, 2009 7:00pm EST
quote 'll have big cture look at u.s.-china retions, and a sampling of how people in beijing view the american psident. then, gwen ill updates the general tors bankruptcy, as it anunces plans to begin paying off its bailout bt to the deral government. elizabethrackett reports on the debate about oil mined cada and refined in the u.s. and jeffrey brown tal to authorobert edsel about his ew book on art that was loot by the nazis in rld war ii. major funding for the wshour with jim lehrer is pvided by: >> what theorld needs now is nergy. the energy tget the economy mming again. the energy to tackle cllenges like clate change. what if that energy me from an energyompany? every day chevron invests $62 millioin people, in ideas-- seing, teaching, building. fuelg growth around e world to moves all ahead.
Nov 25, 2009 7:00pm EST
quote >> paul: the u.s. consumer plays comeback kid as spending heads higher in october. and the rebound couldn't come at a better time for the economy or retailers. >> susie: the president will outline his battle plan for afghanistan next week. tonight we preview the cost of sending thousands more troops to that nation. >> paul: while tonight's street critique guest is a long-term bear. he thinks wall street's bull has a ways to go. he's doug roberts founder of channel capital research. >> the number of immigrants that want to come into this country, the more complex our laws will be and the greater the need for a professional to guide them through that process. >> susie: a look at the growing field of immigration specialists as we continue our series "careers for the next decade." >> paul: i'm paul kangas >> susie: and i'm susie gharib. this is "nightly business report" for wednesday, november 25.
Nov 1, 2009 6:30pm EST
country, the u.s. come and such a rigid such a tiny country, israel, have been so close. this is a massive issue with president obama. some people think it is leaning away from israel to achieve more progress between the israelis and palestinians. so far, the dividend is near zero. it has not worked out. >> it is fairly new, though, given how long the country has been -- >> it is only this year. mr. obama decided to be not george w. bush. on this particular issue -- >> i would say that was a good decision. >> it won him a nobel peace prize. >> the issue, not being gb means not being 110% with israel -- not being george w. bush means not being 110% with israel. mr. obama has decided to make demands. you must freeze all settlements. that will build confidence. you must take roadblocks down. >> when they happen after we have said don't do it, some spokesman, maybe the secretary of state, maybe the press spokesman, says it is not helpful. >> we will see how it works with the obama administration. israel has refused to take on settlements and has refused to please them. they have said they will
Nov 25, 2009 7:00pm EST
quote of the day,argaret warner explores theilitary options for the u.s. in afghanistan paul solman repts on the gold ush of 2009, as the value of the dollar plummets >> if you'rworried about inflation, if you'reorried abt the u. government not being able to pay its debt, if you're worried about worrying >lehrer: and jeffrey brown gets the last on toyota's recall ofore than four million cars and trucks. major funding r the newshour wi jim lehrer is ovided by: >> what the world needs now energy. the energy to get the econo hummg again. e energy to tackle challenges like clima change. what if that energcame from an ener company? eryday, chevron invests $62 million in people,n ideas-- seeking, teaching, blding. fueling growth arod the world to move us all ahea this is the power human ergy. chevron.
Nov 24, 2009 7:00pm EST
quote . on the newshour this esday the lead ory: the coming cision on u.s. troops in afghanistan. magaret warner has our coverag then afterhe other news of the day, judy wodruff sets the contextor the president's announcement. lowell bergman of froline repos on how the military is tackling consumer debt >> i had sailors stands gat guard becae they were uble to deoy on the submarine because they had financial issueshat needed to be resolved. >> lehrer: ray suarez oks at the larst ever recall of children's cribs. and jeffrey brown profiles choreographer w connects art anlife. >>n stage. a room full of new yorkers, a thousand-us singing (snging). major funding fo the newshour with jim lehrer is pvided by: >> what the wor needs now is energy. thenergy to get the economy humming again the energy totackle challens like climate cnge. wht is tt energy came from an energy company? everyday, chevron invests $62 million in people, in ids-- eeking, teaching, builng. fueling owth around the world to move us all ahd. this the power of human energy. chevro
Nov 17, 2009 5:00am EST
? absolutely. the rend seems to be of that doesn't seem to be anything in the way we're having a weaker u.s. dollar so looks good for the market right now. on tuesday we give earnings for retailers home depot and target on tougher to stay in the stock market is pretty optimistic about the retail picture is seems. it seems like that's correct we have retail sales out this morning it was a little this program than expected in generally retail has been performing weler the past few weeks and months. also we have a gold hit a hire will monday and that really doesn't seem to run out of steam any time soon. i don't think so with the weak u.s. dollar commodities across the board are going up the road may a new high at 1144 silver is going up the energy brains the weak u.s. dollar seems to be played in the hand of commodities as well will continue to fall that thank you so much carried take up with r.j. of futures. thank you. general motors issues its first quarterly earnings outlook since starting as a new company... reporting a loss of 1.2 billion dollars for the third quarter. but gm says stab
Nov 1, 2009 9:00am EST
, is "fringe inde." >> this was our attpt to explain why such a big country, the u.s. come and such a rig such a tiny country, isra, have been so cle. this is a massive issue th president oba. someeople think it is aning away fro isrl to achieve me ogress bween the israes d palestinians. so far, the dividend is near zero. it hasot worked out. >> it ifairly new, though, given w long the coury has been- >> it is only thisear. mr. obamaecided to be not george w. bush. on this particular issue -- >> i would say that w a good decision. >> won him a nobel peace prize. the issue, n being gb means not bei 110% with israel -- not being george w bush means not being 110% with israel. mr. obama has decid to make demand you must freeze allettlements. th will build coidence. you must te roadblocks wn. >> when they happen after we have said don' do it, some spokesman, maybe the secretar of state, mayb the press spokesman, says it inot helpful. we will see how it works with the obama administrion. israel hasefused to take on settlents and has refused to please tm. they have sd they will act with restra
Nov 29, 2009 2:00pm EST
debate over one of the u.s. military's most valuable but most controversial weapons. >>> i'm christiane amanpour and welcome to our program. high stakes for president barack obama this week with a decision on troop strength that could determine the fate of the war in afghanistan. but we focus on one of the defining but little debated tactics. the controversial use of unmanned remote control weapons, drones target insurgents in afghanistan and pakistan without risking u.s. lives. but they have killed hundreds of civilians on the ground. we talk with a former top cia official, a former pakistani general, and one of the foremost experts on the drone program. we also take a new look at an old war, the cold war between the united states and cuba. a key congressional committee is discussing lifting the ban on americans traveling to cuba. could the embargo fall next? we talk to the committee chairman and to a leading human rights advocate with a scathing report on cuba. plus, differing viewpoints from two officials who have just returned from there. >>> but first, cnn's nick robinson reports o
Nov 29, 2009 11:30am EST
will be especially focused on two world powers, china and the u.s. combined, these two super powers produce almost half of the world's pollution. 40%. last june, the u.s. house of representatives voted yes on a climate change bill. that bill commits to reducing u.s. carbon emissions by 80% over the next 40 years. the senate has yet to pass the bill. this means the u.s. in ten days could go to keepen hagen empty handed unless the senate puts the pedal to the metal and moves this legislation forward. president obama has already signed on. >> the this issue are over. >> question. if the u.s. does agree to sign a kobeen hagen agreement, what impact will that have on u.s. jobs, pat buchanan? >> i don't think it will have any impact, john, because i don't think it will get through the united states senate. there's a reason for that, john. al gore's moment has come and gone. the truth is, they are changing the nile to climate change rather than global warming for a reason. for ten years, the earth has been cooling. 1998 or so was the hottest year. the polar bear population is doing fine. antarctica is g
Nov 13, 2009 5:00am EST
of the future. the u.s. auto industry have changed a lot the u.s. economy has changed as well. where going to introduced into a car collecting a lot of money involved and talk about some cars from television and movies. no other industry quite like the auto industry is a reflection of its times. from popular culture to design, fuel efficiency and employment, the car business has been both a leader and casualty of the changing economy. there was a time when if you bought a car in the u-s, there was better than a 90 percent that it would have been made by one of the big detroit three, chrysler, ford or general motors. but today fewer than half the cars sold in the u-s come from one of those three makers. before the bankruptcies, the influence of the big three extended throughout the u-s economy. after world war two, as the economy boomed and middle class wages increased, the auto industry was at the pinnacle of its power. it was the automotive industry that set the standards for wages, that set the standards for working conditions that other industries simply had to follow. what began with
Nov 17, 2009 5:30pm EST
success inheir cooperation over the pas 30 years. the relationship g off to a positive srt afterthe u.s. preside president. oba aimed to fulfill his commments to work with the rest o the rld. china being the largest holder of u.s. dt and one of the only nation that has not been severely affected by the global economic dowurn is a country that washington increasingly looks tofor cooperation. the keissue was how the two countries coulagree on terms that would pus t pace of development forward afte emerging from thr meeting, theyeleased concrete agreemts. >> we both ree to develop a strategic long-term perspecti in dialogue a exchange as working together to a positive, cooperative and coreh. retionship. >> theajor challenges of e 21st centu fromlite change to nuclear proliferation, to economic recove, there are challenges tt touch both our tions and challenges that neitr of our nation can solve by acting alone. >>r: the tworesidents al decided to deepenigh leve exchanges to better promot understanng, to take resolute actionsin cuttg emsions and to develop stronger cultural ties. th also
Nov 16, 2009 5:00am EST
will cost u-s taxpayers - looks like efforts to bring the health care bill to a vote in the senate... will be stalled when more home loans going into default the faa will need billions more in cash to pay for the claim join us now with illinois mortgage professionals. even though government officials have said they won't need f eight to be billed out looking like the tax payer will eventually build out the fha would you think? alaska foreclosure stop the only other option is to have a tax bill out were increased the mortgage premium on each loan as loans are made. right now on the mortgage can enjoy a premium is 1.75% of the total loan so what could potentially be increased to? three percent could be a reality into% and alone amounted talking going from $100,000 loan core from 1750 to $3,000 as a cause to look consumer the talk in 1312 under for the dollar cost. pretty significant amount. is that potentially shut out more potential home buyers from getting fha loans? it could increase the amount of the down payment people are going to have to do so yes there's always any time you h
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Nov 7, 2009 11:00am EST
and it ends today. the commissioning ceremony of the u.s.s. new york. welcome to a special edition of "america's news h.q.." jamie: this is a very special hour. did you know the bow on the navy's newest warship was forged from steel that once held up the world trade center? the u.s.s. new york will be commissioned into active military service in a ceremon -- ceremony on a manhattan pier. inspiration found on one of america's darkest days, september 11, 2001. nearly 3,000 americans killed when terrorists crashed airliners into the twin towers. some 7.5 tons of the steel that held up those towers preserved, built into a $1 billion warship, forged at a shipyard outside new orleans. now the u.s.s. new york comes full circle. laura engle is lucky enough to be live on pier 86 in new york city, where the commissioning will begin at any moment. laura, there must be so much excitement there. not only is she a beautiful vessel, she also has incredible capability. >> that's right. that's what everybody here has been talking about, jamie. just the sheer size that we have been marveling at all week long si
Nov 24, 2009 4:00am EST
the figure on that board. christine, hello. >> hey, ross, as i mentioned, a lot of caution ahead of u.s. gdp data. investor res staying on the sidelines. of course, don't forget, we have a thanksgiving holiday. it's pretty thin ahead of that. the nikkei 225 is down from a public holiday. the stronger yen is hurting the exporter there. the financials getting hurt on more fears of raising capital by banks. the shanghai xotit, this is the big killer today, down more than 3% because of market boosting measures. ar fears that banks might have to raise more capital from the markets and take a look at the shanghai b-shares index. this market plunging 7.3%. the b-share index is the share index, the share segment, a lot of segments. let's take a look at the crude oil picture. adjusting to $77 a barrel. ahead of key u.s. data staying on the sidelines, of course, the thanksgiving holiday coming up, as well. trade is pretty thin ahead of that. nymex light swede crude is down 8 cents and brent, as well, trading flat $77.53 a barrel. matt, how are the futures looking today? >> it looks like we're going to
Nov 15, 2009 10:00pm EST
at u.s. trade policy and foreign investment. following that, raymond's mott, director of the robert byrd center for legislative study. on ago prime minister's questions, " prime minister gordon brown on unemployment numbers and equipment for british troops. now, the president and ceo of the organization for international investment. she spoke friday about u.s. trade policy and foreign investments in the united states at a conference hosted by bloomberg news. she is interviewed by jonathan karl of abc news. >> our next guest is president and ceo of the organization for international investment. she represents the interests of u.s. subsidiaries of companies headquartered abroad. these are in sourcing jobs, companies outside the u.s. bringing jobs to this country. she also in baez's foreign companies thinking about investing in the u.s. and having trouble doing that. we all remember the dubai ports story from a few years back. lading are questioning is jonathan karl, back with us for a second day. in addition to being an award winning correspondent, he has been a contributor to a varie
Nov 25, 2009 6:00pm EST
. then, after the other news of the day, margaret warner explores the military options for the u.s. in afghanistan. paul solman reports on the gold rush of 2009, as the value of the dollar plummets. >> if you're worried about inflation, if you're worried about the u.s. government not being able to pay its debt, if you're worried about worrying >> lehrer: and jeffrey brown gets the latest on toyota's recall of more than four million cars and trucks. major funding for the newshour with jim lehrer is provided by: >> what the world needs now is energy. the energy to get the economy humming again. the energy to tackle challenges like climate change. what if that energy came from an energy company? everyday, chevron invests $62 million in people, in ideas-- seeking, teaching, building. fueling growth around the world to move us all ahead. this is the power of human energy. chevron. ♪ >> we are intel, sponsors of tomorrow. wells fargo advisors. together, we'll go far. >> and by bnsf railway. and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems
Nov 15, 2009 4:00am EST
>>> today, on u.s. farm report. record slow harvest progress begins to impact grain markets. >>> cotton growers join grain farmers with mud and crop quality problems. >>> and the ripple effect from slow to mature crops has propane suppliers scrambling. u-s farm >>> good morning, welcome to u.s. farm report. i'm john phipps. in one remarkable and undeny bring hectic week, farmers in illinois harvested 54% of the soybean crop. human resources have been pushed to the limit as well. other states are producing similar heroic efforts. the overall result is a harvest we'll all remember. i'll have more to stay about this in a moment. but for mow, i would point out that setting some records is usually less than they appear in retrospect. al pell with all the news now? >> thanks john. an historicically delayed season is not lost on the usda. they ratcheted down production totals for three of the major row crops. for corn production is now forecast at just under 13 billion-bushels while down a point from last month. it would still represent the second largest crop on record. for soybea
Nov 16, 2009 6:00pm EST
of the day, we'll have a big picture look at u.s.-china relations, and a sampling of how people in beijing view the american president. then, gwen ifill updates the general motors bankruptcy, as it announces plans to begin paying off its bailout debt to the federal government. elizabeth brackett reports on the debate about oil mined in canada and refined in the u.s. and jeffrey brown talks to author robert edsel about his new book on art that was looted by the nazis in world war ii. major funding for the newshour with jim lehrer is provided by: >> what the world needs now is energy. the energy to get the economy humming again. the energy to tackle challenges like climate change. what if that energy came from an energy company? every day, chevron invests $62 million in people, in ideas-- seeking, teaching, building. fueling growth around the world to move us all ahead. this is the power of human energy.#z chevron. and by toyota. and monsanto. and by grant thornton. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, pr
Nov 12, 2009 10:00pm EST
that the u.s. ambassador to afghanistan has urged president obama to hold off on sending more u.s. troops into that country. >> afternoon. first of all, statement or some information on ambassador holbrooke's travel. he's currently traveling to berlin. he's there today. he'll be in paris tomorrow. in munich on november 14 and then next week he'll be in moscow. these are for consultations with government officials and his special representative for afghanistan and pakistan counterparts. these routine meetings are part of continued efforts to stay in close touch with allies and partners on afghanistan and pack stafpblet he will then travel to afghanistan for the inauguration of president hamid karzai. then a few words on the secretary's schedule today. she arrived in the philippines on november 12, met with senior philippine officials, including philippine president arroyo and foreign secretary ma roulo. the secretary affirmed a strong by lateral alliance, and solidarity following severe flooding caused by recent storms and exploring ways to expand corporation in the region. she announced n
Nov 14, 2009 1:00am EST
of the applicant from the custody of u.s. forces in guantanamo bay, cuba, that is what was alleged to be the charter breach in this case. and in my submission, it doesn't amount to a charter breach. >> does it amount to a decision that can be reviewed under judicial review for reasonableness? >> yes. but there is, again, there is no failure of process in this case. mr. khadr was heard and heard many times, disagreed with the answer he got. >> i'm not talking with failure of process. i'm asking you whether, under the baker standard, the decision can be reviewed for the reasonableness of the content. in the judicial review aspect of the claim. >> as long as considering the special nature of this decision, it's reviewed on a very deferential standard. >> is it legitimate on that review to look at whether the decision maker took into account all relevant considerations? >> the -- yes. >> and then if we are to look at the substantive review, don't we have to have some kind of reason to look at? >> with respect, he got his reasons in his case. >> through the newspapers? >> well, through
Nov 11, 2009 5:00am EST
. >> and i'm paul eggers. >> stocks this week, can the s&p 500 reach new highs for 2009. the dropping u.s. dollar and why investors aren't more concerned about it. >> investors may not be concerned about it but businesses who are exporting goods to other countries, are actually benefiting from the weak u.s. seller and we'll look at that part of the story as well. >>> plus new numbers on president obama's new housing plan, why one calls it abysmal progress. >> we're getting a first look at another set of proposed new rules to overhaul the financial system. the senate banking committee released a draft proposal on tuesday. it's more than 1,100 pages long. one of the biggest ideas is to create a single agency to regulate banks called the financial institutions regulatory administration. that administration would overseeing the nation's banking activity. the proposal advocates taking away those powers from the federal reserve and the fdic. experts say that is not likely to happen. >> i don't think it's going to happen because i think the fed has too much power. i also think that in the curren
Nov 16, 2009 6:30pm EST
about the u.s. economy from theederal reserve chairman we just what inveors wanted to hear. e s-and-p 500 closed above t e psychologically important 1100 levelor the first time in a year. in a speech tousiness leader in nework, bernanke also spoke up about a subject most fed chairmen avoid: e u.s. dollar. sunne pratt has more on that and analysis of ernanke's economic forecas >> reporter: expectations we high today that fed chairm ben bernanke mig say something that cou rock financial rkets. that did not happen. instead, bernanke ga a detailed assesent of the economy, saying he expec moderate economigrowth to contin into next year. but, tt the u.s. still faces challenges. >> the flow ofredit remains constrained, economic activi we and unemployment much too high. future setbacks are ssible. >> reporter: the fed chairma did ray from central bank tradition, talki a bit about the decling value of the doar. he sd the central bank is committed to a strong llar and will wat the situation. former fed vice airman alan blinder said bernanke's commts re unusual but not unprecedented. >> fe
Nov 13, 2009 5:30pm EST
. from washington, -- >> just over eight years ago, hijackers carried out the most deadly attack on u.s. soil. 3000 died when a passenger planes were flown into new york's twin towers. the scars of 9/11 are not just obvious, but the wounds remain etched and america is still waiting for justice. the man accused of being the mastermind of the attacks, khalid sheikh mohammed, this is how he looked after he was arrested in pakistan in 2003. this is how he looks now. this is where he will now stand trial, a new york federal court house just a stone's throw away from where the attacks took place. if found guilty, he can expect the harshest sentence. >> i expect prosecutors to seek the death penalty against each of the alleged conspirators. >> a jury of new yorkers will help decide whether he is guilty or not, but it seems some in the city have already made up their mind. >> i hope he gets a fair trial. >> it should be in new york were the key event occurred and allow the citizens of new york to witness firsthand the administration of justice. >> it is a clear break from the past. this is wher
Nov 16, 2009 7:00pm EST
rates: that was the message today from ben bernanke. those comments about the u.s. economy from the federal reserve chairman were just what investors wanted to hear. the s-and-p 500 closed above the the psychologically important 1100 level for the first time in a year. in a speech to business leaders in new york, bernanke also spoke up about a subject most fed chairmen avoid: the u.s. dollar. suzanne pratt has more on that and analysis of bernanke's economic forecast. >> reporter: expectations were high today that fed chairman ben bernanke might say something that could rock financial markets. that did not happen. instead, bernanke gave a detailed assessment of the economy, saying he expects moderate economic growth to continue into next year. but, that the u.s. still faces challenges. >> the flow of credit remains constrained, economic activity weak and unemployment much too high. future setbacks are possible. >> reporter: the fed chairman did stray from central bank tradition, talking a bit about the declining value of the dollar. he said the central bank is committed to a st
Nov 13, 2009 7:00am EST
." >> more american influence in asia as president obama begins his first tour of the continent as the u.s. leader with talks in japan. the militants to attack -- strikes again, after a bombing in pakistan. the british prime minister talk about what america the allies could provide. and the beautiful game turned ugly. bond era it is that the stone- throwing crowd as they meet egypt for a key world cup qualifier. it is 7:00 in washington. barack obama is beginning his push for a bigger american role in asia and in japan, coming to the end of a busy day on his first asian tour as u.s. president. he has been holding talks with the japanese prime minister, trying to smooth ties between the two longtime allies. from tokyo, here is our correspondent. >> president obama arrived in japan still a dependable friend of the u.s. but more assertive than before. this is only the second time in half a century that an american president has had to deal with a prime -- japanese prime minister not from the liberal party. once a different relationship, -- yukio hatoyama once an equal relationship. >> there a
Nov 25, 2009 6:30pm EST
by about 17% by 2020. it reverses the policy of the bush administration and in the current state of u.s. politics, it is risky, but is it enough to rescue a meaningful agreement when world leaders meet next month? >> some performances are common to ever president, like freeing a turkey just before the thanksgiving feast. >> you know, there are certain days that remind me of why i ran for this office, and then there are moments like this -- new [laughter] where i part in a turkey and send it to disneyland. >> climate change was high on his agenda for the meeting with the indian prime minister. is the first american president to attend such a conference, and the white house says he wants to create a sense of momentum. >> with just two weeks until the beginning of copenhagen, it is also essential that all countries do what is necessary to reach a strong operational agreement that will confront the threat of climate change while serving as a steppingstone to a legally binding treaty. >> there is certainly a lot of carbon going into the air today. thanksgiving eve is the busiest day on ameri
Nov 22, 2009 11:00am EST
in defense news. i'm vago muradian. some u.s. national guard units in afghanistan are fighting a different kind of war with shovels and fertilizer. we'll look at the role farming is playing on the role on terror. >>> will president obama's visit bring iran back to the negotiating table. >>> pirates back in the news. the same ship that was the center of a dramatic rescue fought off another somali pirate. >>> how is the united states refining its anti-piracy strategy. the coast guard is bringing apprehended pirates to justice. how to fend off attacks. commander shannon gilrees, chief of prevention log group. commander, welcome to the show. >> thank you, sir. >> so how is the united states refining its anti-piracy campaign. >> we'll continue to adapt to what the pirates are throwing at us as far as their techniques. we are working with the maritime industry to try to answer their questions about how we can help them address the problems in the region. we're also working with interagency -- agency by that i mean the department of defense, department of state, the maritime administration, other
Nov 15, 2009 11:30am EST to see what we can do for you. ♪ [music] >>> u.s., asia bonded. >> we have to understand that the future of the united states and asia is inextricably linked. >> president obama is in asia threw next week with stops in tokyo, singapore, shanghai, beijing. so who get as the lion's share of obama's time? china. three days out of nine replicating what happened recently at the u.n. where the president of china and president obama were closeted for 90 minutes. this time allocation speaks for itself. and if there is any doubt remaining, obama's description of the u.s./chinese relationship clears it up. >> the relationship between the united states and china will shape the 21st century, which makes it as important bilateral relationship in the world. >> question. what must president obama accomplish in china this coming week? pat? >> he'll have to rebalance the trade relationship between the united states and china. the last ten years, the chinese have had a $2 trillion surplus. we've experted to them jobs, factories, money, technology, and that's one of the reasons why we've go
Nov 22, 2009 2:00pm EST
critical places on earth, for u.s. peace and security. >>> hello everyone. i'm christiane amanpour. welcome to our program. it's been an interesting week for president obama. he's back from his trip to asia but staring at the same problems he left behind. obama has made peace in the middle east and the war in afghanistan his top foreign policy priorities. but policy on both is now on shaky ground. the administration has been undermining president hamid karzai of afghanistan from the start. but top u.s. officials were there in kabul this week when karzai was sworn in for a second time. he used his inauguration address to announce a crackdown on corruption. and he pledged to shift the security burden to his own troops in five years. but can he do it? we have an exclusive with a key karzai ally, the afghan interior minister, and a fascinating counterpoint from one of karzai's main rivals. then the middle east, with the peace process hopelessly deadlocked, can a new jewish lobby here in the united states shake up the status quo in washington, put its stamp on u.s. policy and rival apac? jeremy
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Nov 14, 2009 4:00am EST
to washington. i'm bret baier. five of the men accused of sovment in the worst terror attack in u.s. history are return together scene of the crime. attorney general eric holder nownlsed today that self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind khalid sheik mohammed and four others will be tried in civilian federal court, just blocks from ground zero in new york. national correspondent catherine herridge begins our team coverage. >> by his own admission, the decision to send the alleged 9/11 conspirators to trial in new york is monumental. >> i have only been attorney general for eight or nine months. i think this is the toughest decision i have had to make as attorney general. >> the five men held at guantanomo bay include khalid sheik mohammed and the remaining four alleged planners or facilitators of the worst terrorist attack on u.s. soil. the men will now have the same constitutional rights as american citizens. if acquitted, the men stand to be released. >> i would not have authorized the prosecution of these cases unless i was confident that our outcome would be a successful one. >> the attorney gen
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Nov 30, 2009 6:00pm EST
responsibilities and obligations, then all i can say to the iranians is time is running out. >> the u.s. hopes iran will comply with the united nations plan to have its uranium shipped outside the country to be enriched and then returned, minimizing any chance iran could use it for nuclear weapons. the state department says that over won't stay on the table forever. >> if we don't get a positive response, we're going to start shifting our focus over to the other track, the track of pressure. >> some experts say there is little chance irand can actually build ten new enrichment facilities at any time soon t would take years and the material they would need would be exubts to existing sanctions. some say the international community can't afford to wait and see what iran might do next. >> i think if the world is not quick and does not realize the urgency of the situation, we may wake up to a nuclear iran, which will turn the already very dangerous world we live in into an impossiblely ugly world. >> and of course, israel, as a last resort is believed to be considering air strikes against iranian nucle
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Nov 17, 2009 6:00pm EST
between the u.s. and its largest creditor, china. is the justice department really up to trying the 9/11 suspects in the u.s.? and what obstacles will prosecutors face? the senate's top democrat prepares to unveil healthcare legislation as members of his own party ask him to slow down. all that, plus the fox all-stars, right here, right here, right now. welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. first it was fuzzy math. now, congressional districts that don't exist. those are the latest problems brought to life with the administration's reporting of how many jobs the president's stimulus has created or saved. the numbers that we do know, the october jobless rate, was 10.2%, the highest since 1983, and roughly 2.9 million jobs have been lost since march. shortly after the stimulus was signed. james rosen has the backlash to the jobs report in tonight's "on the job hunt" segment. >> with president obama overseas, his white house has come under attack here at home, after publishing data from recipients of stimulus package money who turn out to have exaggerated, inflated or just plain lied ab
Nov 13, 2009 3:00am EST
on the department's lands -- plans to increase the number of u.s. civilians in afghanistan. we want to triple the number. we are on track to meet this goal. the whole strategy is specifically designed to help build as can capacity to -- africaafghanistan capacity to ft corruption. this is being done not just at the national level but it is at the seven national level out in the regions. level out in the regions. many of my colleagues will be out in the provinces. the decision on troop levels is not really related to this effort that we're undergoing now to triple the number of civilians in afghanistan. we plan to implement this plan of tripping -- tripling the number. the only thing that would be affected is where the civilians would be located, because we have to match where my colleagues go where the numbers of troops are located, but this process is continuing a pace and isn't necessarily -- the overall numbers are not affected by the deliberations going on now. >> as far as eken berry's -- one of his complaints was there hasn't been enough of a civilian rampoff and more of a troop ramp -u
Nov 30, 2009 8:30am EST
's the opening session that featured comments by u.s. and world leaders including world health organization directer margaret chan and kathleen sebelius. this was hosted by the national institute of environmental health sciences. >> good afternoon. and i hope you can see us in washington, but welcome to, we're having just had a low-carbon lunch, and we gather you've had your breakfast. so welcome to all of you. it's an important day. we've had a very good morning session, and we, of course, are talking about the public health impacts of climate change, of climate change mitigation. and i'm very much looking forward to this session. so we're delighted to be able to link to you in washington. and this is the opportunity to announce the findings of a key series of studies which have been funded from both sides of the atlantic. and, of course, as everyone will remember, al gore described climate change as an inconvenient truth. but the study findings today are actually a more convenient truth because we've got the opportunity to improve public health while at the same time mitigating the worst
Nov 25, 2009 4:00am EST
the u.s. economic recovery will be durable. hey, christine. >> hey, ross. that comment from the fed helped to lift asian markets today. the bourses reversed early losses. the nikkei 225 ending up 0.4%. but shares of property developers sank after an unlisted construction firm apparently went under and it's japan's fifth biggest corporate failure this year. the ex ports in the country grew in october. so kind of good for the japanese market overall. the kospi is up 0 much 3%. and the shanghai market managing to stage a rebound yesterday after yesterday's sharp more than 3% decline helped in large part by the rebound we're seeing in the b-share market helping to lift the shanghai composite up 271%. and the sensex in india trading up 0.5%. and this is how the oil picture is looking as far as nymex light sweet crude is concerned, up 36 cents, $76.38 a barrel. and brent is trading higher, as well, $76.9 7 a barrel. we are waiting for weekly u.s. inventory data out at 10:30 a.m. new york time. a dow jones survey calls for oil to rise by 2.5 million barrels, gasoline by 900,000 barrels and
Nov 27, 2009 6:30pm EST
quote >> pau u.s. markets take a tumble as dubai world's bt prlems hit markets around the globe. dubai's debt woes raise big questions about the ture of the global economic recory and your portfio. >> jeff: door buster dea draw crds at retailers across the nation on this bck friday. many analysts e optimistic bargain hunterwill turn into buyershis holiday shopping season. >> pau tonight's "market monito guest takes a contrarian view; he says investor disbelief in the bull market will move stocks high. he's bernie sceffer, chairman schaeffer's investment research. >> jeff: then, we meet the sisternd brother team behind lifeway foods. tonighs "all in the family" lookat how they've turned rsonal tragedy into success. >>aul: i'm paul kangas. >> jeff: and'm jeff yastine. susigharib is off tonight. this is "nightly business port" for friday, november 2 "night business report" is made possible by: this program is made posble contributions to your pbs station from viewers like yo thank you. captioning sponsor by wpbt >> jeff: good evenin everyone. stocks tume on this day after thanksgiving on
Nov 5, 2009 6:30pm EST
? >> and now "bbc world news." >> a major incident in a u.s. army base in the world, at fort hood in texas. the palestinian president will not run for office again, he blames the impasse in middle east talks. and angry in germany, the car jobs are down by g.m., being cut 10,000 jobs. welcome to "bbc world news", coming up later. japan's baby bonus, the government is giving couples cash to encourage more children. and coming to a heavy weight rumble. >> hello, let's turn first of all to the fatal shooting of the u.s. biggest army base, fort hood, texas, seven killed and 31 wounded. fort hood is home of ten's of thousand of military personnel, the troops were in readiness facility preparing for leaving abroad when the shooting started. we have sergeant cone. >> a shooter was in a facility where they were getting ready to deploy, a shoot -- shooter opened fire and due to the quick response of the police form was killed. the numbers are 12 dead and 31 wounded. and they are nwcôdispersed amo the local hospitals here in central texas. the intent of injuries vary significantly, and we are gett
Nov 2, 2009 4:30am EST
of deciding whether to send more u.s. troops to afghanistan backing a government many consider i will legit mal. katherine brown reports. >> reporter: the top challenger has walked away. >> i will not participate in the november 7th election. >> reporter: that all but guarantees the current president, hamid karzai, will remain in power after saturday's runoff vote. but casts further doubt on on the legitimacy of a government already riddled with charges of skrupgs. abdullah abdullah believes a fair election is impossible and urged afghans not to accept the results. his supporters hope the results will eventually be thrown out and a new election scheduled for the spring. u.n. officials called for the runoff after they found nearly 1/3 of karzai's votes in the first round were fraud uhe lebt. if u.n. officials decide to go ahead with the election, karzai spokesperson insistses it will be be free of corruption. >> we will deal with the government, there are obviously there are issues we need to discuss such as reducing the high level of corruption and issues that will we'll take up with presid
Nov 23, 2009 7:00pm EST
unlivable by defective dry wall. while u.s. officials blame china, cbs news finds there may be problems with american wall board as well. and he may just have the easiest job in the country. "why would someone pay you to do this?" steve hartman's "assignment america." captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: and good evening, everyone. we begin tonight with a story sure to affect millions of american families: the biggest recall of baby cribs in u.s. history. more than two million cribs with drop-downsides made by the kay canadian company stork craft. the consumer product safety commission says the defect in these cribs is linked to four deaths and over the past decade this type of crib has been blamed for dozens of deaths. our the "early show" consumer reporter susan koeppen has details. >> reporter: michelle it witte thought her son tyler was safely tucked into his crib but when she went back to check on him... >> i immediately fell to my knees and started screaming. >> reporter: the crib she considered to be tyler's safe haven had turne
Nov 13, 2009 7:00pm EST
>> paul: fresh signs of weakness in the u.s. economy as consumers fret over the future and the trade gap widens by the largest percentage in a decade. that trade imbalance is pressuring the dollar and pressuring your wallet. >> the fact that they don't believe they need health care and the fact that they are willing to take risk is a deadly combination. >> susie: he's talking about his peers and why young americans could be key to making health reform work. >> paul: tonight's market monitor guest says he's still extremely bullish on gold and silver. he's michael o'higgins, president of o'higgins asset management. >> susie: then, japan airlines is struggling to gain altitude, being weighed down by billions in debt and another round of losses. that's why some say fixing jal could be a major test for japan's new reformist government. >> paul: i'm paul kangas. >> susie: and i'm susie gharib. this is "nightly business report" for friday, november 13. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers
Nov 14, 2009 5:00pm EST
on the books, and that is that no u.s. resources of any sort be allowed to be on the green line and that be monitored carefully and a deduction be made. the reality is that if they did that, the numbers are going to be quite substantial, because we have a sense of what the israeli budget is beyond the green line, and we know what we would provide an aid. if we started monitoring and implementing what we are ready have on the books without even thinking about new methods of accountability, it would send a rather important message to israel that it probably would be wise to stop that activity rather than start losing the assistance that it needs. . assistance that it needs. >> well -- for syria, of course, the view is that all settlements are illegal. it's not a question of simply of freezing the expansion of settlements against all settlements are illegal. but what i would like to say here is that i think the syrian leadership along with public opinion, and that is i think truth the arab world was very truth the arab world was very discouraged by the that the freeze that obama ca
Nov 8, 2009 4:00am EST
for friends provided by... for friends provided by... report", >>> today, on "u.s. farm report", after a week of little headway, farmers may finally start catching up on harvest progress. >>> meanwhile, our crop commenters are talking mud, moisture and yield. >>> and meteorologist mike hoffman finally can offer hope for beautiful fall weather. >> "u.s. farm report" brought to you by chevy and their award- winning cars, trucks and crossovers. >>> good morning. welcome to "u.s. farm report". i'm john phipps. we seem to be stuck in some kind of good month-bad month pattern i think. precisely when i turn my calendar to november last sunday, i awoke to the type of harvest fall weather i had within hoping for all season. more amazingly, it continues to date. farmers talk too much about the weather, i know. like many other occupations from tourism to construction, weather is a major deciding factor in our economic result. even more remarkable to me is how if teakts -- it affects our mood and outlook. neighbors who were hopelessly pessimistic by finishing even by christmas are nudging
Nov 18, 2009 5:00am EST
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Nov 30, 2009 2:00pm EST
want to put a picture up for viewers. it may be 2:00 eastern in the u.s. but it's 11:00 p.m. in dubai and this mall still has a lot of people in it. malls are central to the social life here in a way they may not be to american viewers. it's late and there are a lot of people at the mall. that's a story people may be shocked to hear. i was just talking to someone today who said architecture firms in this country right now owe american architecture firms $100 million or more. which tells the real story? not paying debts or tourists that keep flocking here? >> well, i think the issue of the dubai crisis and its impact on the economy is going to take really a few weeks and if not a few months to play out. clearly, you see around you we're in a very nice part of town and i think the issue is, again, you know, there are definitely problems. the financial crisis hasn't turned the corner here or at least we've turned two corners, we're back where we were in terms of having credit issues. however, in the grander scheme of things, i think one has to put things into perspective and dubai really
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